Filmed from the geostationary Elektro-L weather satellite the video uses pictures taken over a 5-day period in 2011.
The satellite is located more than 35,000km above the Indian Ocean and orbits at such a speed that it remains over the same spot on Earth as the planet rotates.
In Pure Spirit
Do you think the video is beautiful? It’s gone viral with more than half a million people watching all four minutes of it?